Thermo Fisher Scientific said today that revenues for its Analytical Technologies segment, which houses its mass spectrometers, dipped 14 percent for the second quarter, year over year.

For the three months ended June 27, Analytical Technologies receipts totaled $1 billion, down from $1.16 billion in the year-ago period.

The company's total receipts declined 8 percent to $2.48 billion for the quarter from $2.71 billion in the second quarter of 2008. The effects of foreign currency drove down revenues 4 percent, the company said.

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